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Melinda Gates 'deeply troubled' by Trump cuts to family planning funds

Melinda Gates 'deeply troubled' by Trump cuts to family planning funds

At the opening plenary of the global family planning summit in London on Tuesday, Gates said: "This is a hard political climate for family planning". More than half of the money - $1.5bn - has been pledged by 38 of the 69 countries in Africa and Asia. In a statement issued by summit organisers‚ participating governments and partners are "expected to collectively announce at least $2‚5-billion in funding" for family planning programmes.


Michigan's Tyrone Wheatley Jr. lands on John Mackey Award watch list

Michigan's Tyrone Wheatley Jr. lands on John Mackey Award watch list

In every season since 2000, the Jack Mackey Award has been given to the nation's best tight end. The Mackey Award is named in honor of NFL Hall of Famer John Mackey, the first president of the NFL Players Association. Penn State's Mike Gesicki has to be the favorite to win it as he returns as the top tight end, yardage-wise, from the 2016 season. The victor will be announced December 6 and then presented live on December 7 at The Home Depot College Awards Red Carpet Show.


Ajax-speler buiten levensgevaar

Ajax-speler buiten levensgevaar

Zondagavond laat liet Ajax via de officiele kanalen weten dat Abdelhak Nouri aan de betere hand is . Keizer heeft geen woorden voor het moment waarop alles gebeurde. Ajax-directeur Edwin van der Sar kwam ook het veld op en sprak de spelers toe. De Ajax-speler is buiten levensgevaar en zijn toestand is stabiel . De dokter is mee naar het ziekenhuis gegaan om zich bij Nouri te voegen.


Maryland Leaders Slam Feds' Move to Drop FBI Headquarters Relocation

Maryland Leaders Slam Feds' Move to Drop FBI Headquarters Relocation

Literally. Workers have placed netting along parts of its facade to keep chipping concrete from falling on pedestrians below. Officials with the General Services Administration, which oversees government real estate, are expected to formally announce the decision Tuesday.


Putin and Trump made no promises on cyber group

Putin and Trump made no promises on cyber group

After the meeting , Trump sent a tweet saying he would work with Russian Federation to create an "impenetrable" cybersecurity unit to keep "election hacking, & many other negative things" protected. "The president absolutely did not believe the denial of President Putin". Graham called the president's meeting with his Russian counterpart at the G20 "disastrous".


5 things about Andy Murray's Wimbledon quarter-final opponent Sam Querrey

5 things about Andy Murray's Wimbledon quarter-final opponent Sam Querrey

It is only the third time in 38 years that Britain has had fourth-round representation in both the men's and women's singles. Top seed and World No.1 Angelique Kerber sensationally crashed out at the hands of 2015 finalist Garbine Muguruza but did so in front of a modest crowd on No.2 Court, as tournament organisers appeared to favour male players on the showcourts.